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User / Baz Richardson (catching up) / Stokesay Castle entrance & church, Shropshire
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Architecturally, Stokesay Castle is "one of the best-preserved medieval fortified manor houses in England", according to historian Henry Summerson. It comprises a walled, moated enclosure, with an entrance way through this 17th-century timber and plaster gatehouse. On the right is the Church of St John the Baptist, which is a rare example of the Commonwealth style. It originally dated from around 1150 but was badly damaged in the English Civil War and was subsequently rebuilt.
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  • Taken: Sep 24, 2018
  • Uploaded: Oct 15, 2018
  • Updated: Feb 8, 2021